Analyse information and assign meta-tags

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver ICAD5210B, 'Analyse information and assign meta-tags'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Identify requirements for meta-tags

1.1. Identify scope and uses of material from previous and existing business and stakeholder requirements process

1.2. Determine appropriate type and structure of meta-tags, taking into account identified client needs, requirements and expectations

1.3. Identify and incorporate new or contemporary client requirements and expectations

2. Analyse material

2.1. Use analysis and description tools, standards, precedents and techniques that are appropriate, given the nature of the material

2.2. Ensure analysis of subject content of the material reflects the expected client usage requirements

2.3. Clearly distinguish significant information from minor information

2.4. Ensure concepts derived from analysis of material are appropriate to the business requirements and intended use

3. Create meta-tags

3.1. Develop meta-tags using appropriate software

3.2. Ensure meta-tags represent concepts appropriately, depending on the overall purpose and intended use of the material

3.3. Ensure meta-tags conform to general conventions and business rules

3.4. Develop reference structure of descriptors, where required to display relationships to assist clients

3.5. Enhance meta-tags to meet identified client needs

4. Test and monitor meta-tagging practices and procedures

4.1. Test meta-tagging of material and make changes, if necessary

4.2. Regularly review meta-tagging practices and procedures to ensure that client needs are being met

4.3. Regularly review industry developments in meta-tagging and take appropriate action to improve practices

4.4. Check meta-tags regularly for internal consistency and compliance with established structure, rules and authorities

Qualifications and Skillsets

ICAD5210B appears in the following qualifications:

  • ICP30310 - Certificate III in Printing and Graphic Arts (Multimedia)
  • ICP40210 - Certificate IV in Printing and Graphic Arts (Multimedia)
  • ICP50210 - Diploma of Printing and Graphic Arts (Multimedia)
  • ICA50105 - Diploma of Information Technology (General)